WATERVILLE — University of Maine Cooperative Extension will host an informational meeting about robotic dairy systems from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, at Governor’s Restaurant, 376 Main St.

Scheduled speakers include: Les Pike, owner of Keewaydin Farm in Stowe, Vermont, has used robotic technology for several years on a farm that was named Vermont’s 2015 dairy farm of the year; Kate Fogler of Stonyvale Farm in Exeter, will discuss her experiences using robotic calf feeders; and UMaine Extension educator Rick Kersbergen will discuss robotic technology in Europe.

The $10 fee includes lunch. For more information, or to register, visit extension.umaine.edu. For information, or to request a disability accommodation, contact Kersbergen at 800-287-1426 or [email protected].


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